The Morris County Commissioners met on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 9 a.m. Commissioners Diana Jost, Wayne Kohler and David Fox were present. Bill Kassebaum, County Counselor, was present.

TOPEKA (AP) — Two Kansas newspaper publishers and a veteran political reporter for The Associated Press are being inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the viral pandemic intensified five months ago, yet still rema


Patricia Lapham

Patricia Lapham, a life-long resident of Kansas died peacefully on August 12, 2020 at the Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita.

Connie Kay (Bowman) Thomas

Connie Kay (Bowman) Thomas, 74, longtime resident of Council Grove, KS, died in a tragic accident on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 in Herington, KS.

Steven A Volland passed away Friday, August 7, at the age of 64 following his battle with esophageal cancer.

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Council Grove Republican

P.O. Box 237

302 W. Main

Council Grove, KS 66846

Phone: (620) 767-5123

FAX: (620) 767-5124